YORK® YZ Chiller Receives Global Recognition

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Revolutionary Chiller Captures Numerous Awards for Innovation and Efficiency

Since its launch in early 2018, the YORK® YZ Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller has been recognized across the HVAC industry. As the first chiller fully optimized for ultimate performance with a next generation low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant, these units were designed and engineered by a team of experts who “reimagined” what a chiller could be. YORK® YZ chillers deliver the widest range of cooling capacity to serve the diverse application needs of its customers. To date, YORK® YZ chillers are providing over 25,000 tons of total cooling capacity across the world.

 

The awards won by the YORK® YZ Water-Cooled Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller prove that it is a revolutionary advancement that challenges everything about conventional chiller design.
The YORK® YZ Chiller has been honored globally for its innovation. Below are a few of the awards it has received to date:

Winners

Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine honored the YZ Chiller with a 2018 Product of the Year Gold Award.
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine honored the YZ Chiller with a 2018 Product of the Year Gold Award. Products are selected from a large field of finalists by qualified engineers and building professionals who specify products and systems for nonresidential facilities. Each of the winning innovations was designed to improve quality, lengthen lifecycles and increase efficiencies.
The YZ Chiller captured the AHR Expo Innovation Award in the Cooling Category.
The YZ Chiller captured the AHR Expo Innovation Award in the Cooling Category. This annual competition honors the most inventive and original products, systems and technologies showcased at each year’s AHR Expo. Winners are selected by a panel of third-party ASHRAE member judges who evaluate all award entries based on innovative design, creativity, application, value and market impact. As an Innovation Award winner, the YZ Chiller is a finalist for the Product of the Year at the AHR expo.
The YZ Chiller received the China Refrigeration 2018 Innovation Product Award.
The YZ Chiller received the China Refrigeration 2018 Innovation Product Award. The award is presented to leaders in components, chillers and heat pumps, and industrial refrigeration among other industries. China Refrigeration is one of the leading exhibitions in the world for refrigeration, air-conditioning, heating and ventilation, frozen food processing, packaging and storage.
BUILDINGS magazine recognized the YZ Chiller with a 2018 Money-Saving Products Award.
BUILDINGS magazine recognized the YZ Chiller with a 2018 Money-Saving Products Award, which honors manufacturers whose products support commercial buildings and create cost savings for facility managers. Winning products are compatible with commercial settings and enhance building management in the areas of energy efficiency, water conservation, space optimization, labor costs, occupant health, liability and durability.

Finalists

The YZ Chiller was named an Energy Awards 2018 Finalist.
The YZ Chiller was named an Energy Awards 2018 Finalist. Held in London, England, the Energy Awards brings together over 500 of the most senior operators in the energy market to recognize and celebrate the best achievements in the industry. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on December 5, 2018.
The HVR 2018 Commercial Air Conditioning Product of the Year named the YZ Chiller a finalist.
The HVR 2018 Commercial Air Conditioning Product of the Year named the YZ Chiller a finalist. The HVR Awards recognizes and rewards companies that demonstrate excellence in their field, outstanding technology, exceptional customer service and true innovation in the way they operate.
The YZ was named a finalist in the ARBS Industry Awards.
The YZ was named a finalist in the ARBS Industry Awards, which recognizes excellence for personal achievement, outstanding products, projects, service and education in the Australian HVACR and building services industry.
The 2018 RAC Cooling Industry Award named the YZ Chiller one of three finalists.
The 2018 RAC Cooling Industry Award named the YZ Chiller one of three finalists. This awards ceremony brings together the HVAC industry – including end users, clients, manufacturers, designers, distributors, consultants, contractors and service companies – to celebrate the best advances in cooling technology.

The awards won by the YORK® YZ Water-Cooled Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller prove that it is a revolutionary advancement that challenges everything about conventional chiller design. Built upon decades of industry-leading chiller expertise, the engineering team questioned every component, analyzed every function and challenged every assumption. This was accomplished through a holistic approach to system design and engineering, optimizing every component around a carefully selected next generation refrigerant for ultimate performance.

To maximize value, the YORK® YZ design minimizes operating costs by leveraging the benefits of a new refrigerant in the heat exchangers and motor/compressor driveline while also mitigating the high cost of other refrigerants. For more information on the award-winning YORK® YZ Chiller, visit YORK.com/Next.


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